Value: One or two award(s) of up to $780 (amount may vary annually)
Full-time students in the second, third or fourth year of the Social Work Program who meet the following criteria:
- A caring attitude toward others.
- Involvement with one or more social movements or community groups.
- Leadership qualities which foster participatory democratic processes.
Each applicant must be nominated by at least one Ryerson Social Work student or a faculty member who has taught the applicant.
Each applicant must submit a resume.
The nominator is required to provide a statement (not to exceed three typed pages) clearly addressing how the applicant fulfills all three criteria, detailing:
- Specific examples of the caring attitudes displayed by the applicant in particular settings or locations.
- The particular nature of and duration of the applicant's involvement with social movements of community groups.
- The particular character or substance of the applicant's leadership qualities including style, and the setting or group in which those leadership qualities are evident.
Written endorsements from sources other than the nominator will enhance the application. In case of a tie, more than one student may share the award. Applicants may be asked to appear for an interview with the Selection Committee.
Jenny Green was a graduate of the Ryerson School of Social Work who died (1987) in a tragic accident in Nicaragua where she was part of an international aid program.